Queensbury Tunnel, Bradford - January 2022
The 2,501 yard long Queensbury Tunnel connects Holmfield and Queensbury in West Yorkshire, England, built by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) it was the longest on the company's network at the time of its opening in 1878, In 1882...
This has been covered loads of times on here but we were in the area and it looked like it was worth a look so here's our take on it.
History - Barkerend Mills was established in 1815 as steam powered worsted spinning mill. Early buildings included a four storey mill with eight bays with...
Clayton Tunnel - May 2021.
Constructed in 1874, the 1,057yd Clayton Tunnel in West Yorkshire was part of the Great Northern Railways Bradford - Queensbury & Bradford - Keighley routes, unfortunately during construction in 1874 two workers suffered fatal injuries caused by an intoxicated...
This historic ground dates right back to 1934 when purchased by Sir Joseph Taylor, President of Huddersfield on 1st September 1934, By 1945 speedway began in Bradford and with Odsal Boomerangs proving popular would regularly see attendances of 20,000 or more.
In 1954 the ground saw its biggest...
WAPPING ROAD FIRST SCHOOL
- Bradford, England
- June 2020
Wapping Road First School is a Victorian-era Grade II listed building which opened in Bradford in 1877 as a 'board school' under William Edward Forster's Education Act of 1970.
The school’s distinguished 123-year history saw...
(aka T&D Industries office building)
- Bradford, England
- June 2020
T&D (Tanks and Drums) Industries PLC was founded in 1905, and the company's line of business included the manufacturing of metal shipping barrels, drums, kegs, pails, wheelie bins, plastic packaging...
Exploring a stadium was a first for me - with this being a short drive from myself and @plod we decided it was worth a look. It made for a chilled out wander and it was nice to see the that it was free from any vandalism, it was evident that areas of the site are still being partially...
HEATON ROYDS SCHOOL
Shipley, Bradford, England
Thought I'd pop a report up for this explore as I don't think there's been one yet on here, probably for good reason.
Sorry, I know the pics aren't the best.
Heaton Royds School was a primary school located between Bradford...
Carnegie Library, on the corner of Leeds Road and Carr Lane, was built in 1905 after Andrew Carnegie, a world famous industrialist and philanthropist, donated £3,000 through his Carnegie Trust for the opening of a new library...
Barkerend Mills is complex of former steam-powered worsted-spinning mills which began construction in 1815 by the Garnetts family, who owned much of the surrounding land. The Garnetts kept adding more buildings to the complex and the...
J S Jonas Ltd Premises
Opened in 1876 originally serving as a Victorian Sunday School, this Grade II listed building is located on the corner of Burnett Street and Upper Park Gate, part of the precinct known as 'Little Germany' in the centre of...
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The notorious Mode Nightclub is located right next to the Alhambra Theatre and behind the abandoned Odeon Theatre in Bradford City Centre and has been empty since 2011. Sources suggest that the club was shut down following...